I started ... with M. Bourgeau, up the valley of Bow River.

Botanist Eugene Bourgeau (1813-1877) was a native of Brizon in the Department of Hautes-Alpes in France. He had previously been a botanical collector in Spain, North Africa and the Canary Islands before joining the Palliser Expedition.

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